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Pregnancy

Learn about nutrition and pregnancy, including foods to avoid and foods to eat, prenatal supplements, and weight gain.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

Make safe, nutritious food and beverage choices during pregnancy and while breastfeeding to keep you and your baby healthy.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

Check to see if you are eligible for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, which provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support and more to low-income pregnant or breastfeeding women.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Weight-control Information Network

Improve your eating plan and become more physically active before, during, and after your pregnancy.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus Health Information

Find information, news, and resources for a healthy pregnancy.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Learn why women should not drink alcohol if they are pregnant.

HHS, Office on Women's Health

Welcome your pregnant body and overcome body image concerns with these ideas.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Learn why folic acid intake is especially important for pregnant women or women of child-bearing age.

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Get answers to frequently asked questions about diabetes and pregnancy.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Read about how a healthy eating plan and physical activity play a role in managing gestational diabetes.

HHS, Office on Women's Health

Find information on a variety of pregnancy-related topics, including eating for two, weight gain, caffeine and food safety.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Learn about taking care of bone health and special considerations during pregnancy and breastfeeding.